GERMANY: Luther Rests

"Putsch!" Seventeen times during one night last week Berlin policemen rapped thunderously upon the doors of prominent Monarchists, burst in when they were not instantly admitted, ransacked.

Documents and other evidence thus collected enabled the Polizei to announce proudly that they had nipped a most elaborate Monarchist Putsch. "Exhibit A" was a large autographed portrait of Wilhelm of Doorn, with a note of glowing encouragement attached.

The scheme, as revealed, was designed to operate, if possible, without bloodshed, along semi-constitutional lines. The Cabinet was first to be unhorsed in the Reichstag and President...

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